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Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:18 PM

"ARM THE JANITORS" - suddenly...it all makes sense?

Ohio School Board Votes To Arm School Janitors
BECAUSE:

“there didn’t even seem to be a male janitor to heave his bucket at Adam Lanza’s knees.”


By Ian Millhiser posted from ThinkProgress Justice on Jan 11, 2013 at 4:50 pm

The Montpelier Exempted Village Schools Board of Education in Montelier, Ohio voted unanimously on Wednesday night to allow handgun training for four custodians, who will then tote firearms on the school’s campus. In an explanation of this policy that echoes the National Rifle Association’s infamous claim that “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” school Superintendent Jamie Grime claimed that “having guns in the hands of the right people are not a hindrance. They are a means to protect.”

This is not the first time janitors were suggested as the first line of defense against a school shooter, in an article arguing that the Sandy Hook shooting resulted in more deaths because there was not a single adult male on the school premises when the shooting occurred,” the National Review’s Charlotte Allen lamented that “there didn’t even seem to be a male janitor to heave his bucket at Adam Lanza’s knees.”


MORE:
http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/01/11/1439061/ohio-school-board-votes-to-arm-school-janitors/

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and then, i remembered Newt the Clairvoyant Conservative:


http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1111/68729.html#ixzz1e7Mzu56h

perhaps, he was on to something...certainly, they are not going to pay these janitors more $$$ - problem solved? kp


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Laurian Jan 2013 #3
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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:22 PM

1. Please send your solutions to Biden's “Gun Violence Commission” and CC we DUers. nt

 

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:24 PM

2. Fuck Yeah!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:28 PM

3. WTF? The whole f**king country has gone nuts. eom

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:31 PM

4. "They hired me to clean up this school, Miss Peebles, and I intend to do just that"

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #4)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:42 PM

5. Poor janitors are already overworked and underpaid, now

they're expected to be cannon fodder. Why not take steps to make sure no shooters can get into or near the schools? Oh that's right..... it would cost more money than trying to turn janitors into gunslingers.

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Response to Laurian (Reply #5)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:52 PM

6. +

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 06:03 PM

7. Well, that's one way to get gum off the desks. n/t

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 06:04 PM

8. are the janitors going to get harzard / firearm pay?

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